Our basic organizational info:


Staff Contact

photo of Greg Western
Greg Western
Executive Director

Greg Western began as CVTA Director in 2013, after working as a project coordinator on the trail since 2006. He is excited to help make the complete state wide trail a reality. Give a call if you want to talk about the future of the Cross Vermont Trail!

Greg has over 30 years of experience in the field and has previously held jobs with the Green Mountain Club, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Student Conservation Association, National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Managament, and what not. His personal best bowling score is 149.

Read his blog here.


Cross Vermont Trail Association
PO Box 116
Montpelier, VT 05601

Street Address:
29 Main Street, Suite #4

Our office is within the Central Vt Regional Planning Commission, on the second floor of the Walgreens Building on Main Street in Montpelier. Directions to our office location.

Americorps members

2022 CVTA Americorps Crew.

Welcome to Ceara Rush, CVTA's 2022 Americorps Member, who has swooped in with her long black cape to bring justice to the trails of this city.

We have a second Americorps position open!

Interested in outdoor work for the summer? Want to make a difference you can see? The Cross Vermont Trail Association seeks applicants for our AmeriCorps position OPEN NOW.You will develop trail building and maintenance skills and have the opportunity to learn outdoor group leadership skills with volunteer trail crews.

This position is Quarter Time: Requires 455 hours of service for an average of 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $5,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $1,678.57 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.

Job description and how to apply here: https://vhcb.org/sites/default/files/programs/CVTA.pdf.

Board of Directors

Name Office Hometown Affiliation
Nancy Everhart Vice Chair Marshfield Vt Housing and Conservation Board (retired)
Rick Hopkins Treasurer East Montpelier East Montpelier Trails
Rose Paul Secretary Plainfield The Nature Conservancy (retired)
Ben Rose Williston Vt Emergency Management; Green Mt Club (formerly) and Catamount Trail (formerly)
Mike Thomas Chair Wells River Newbury Conservation Commission
Craig Whipple Plainfield Vermont State Parks (retired)

By the way - there are open spots on the Board. Do you want to get involved with a true grass roots group making a real difference on the ground? Give us a call if you are interested in learning more.